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Author David Mitchell Discusses Language, Autism, And Mortality

OPB |Oct. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

Insurance Coverage for Autism

June 21, 2012 9:40 a.m.

Applied behavior analysis — a treatment for people with autism — will now be covered by health insurance plans for City of Portland employees and their families.

Autism Diagnosis

April 30, 2012 9:06 a.m.

We will discuss the details of the new definition of autism and what people might expect from the changes.

Medical Treatment for Autism

Nov. 28, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?

No More Asperger's?

Feb. 17, 2010 9 a.m.

Should Asperger's syndrome be diagnosed separately from autism?

Animal Assistance

Jan. 14, 2010 9 a.m.

What is the difference between therapy dogs and service dogs and how does this affect where they are allowed to go?

Report Cards For Special Education

April 07, 2008 midnight

What's working -- and what isn't -- with Oregon's special education system?

Autism in Oregon

Feb. 01, 2008 9 a.m.

With the highest rate of diagnosis in the country, are we also setting a standard for care?

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